[…] Last night, Picture New York held a First Amendment rally in Union Square to protest some wacky new rules the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcast. For instance, permits would be needed for a group of two or more people who want to use a camera in a single public location for more than a half hour as well as any group of five or more people who would be using a tripod for more than ten minutes. And did we mentioned the $1 million in liability insurance? While the rules are supposed to apply to professional filmmakers and photographers, many people are concerned that some amateur photographers and filmmakers would be targeted. […]
So eiredrake, you haven’t posted about this one yet. Are you aware of it?
More details on the proposed rules here.
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